Via the Missouri Secretary of State:
UNOFFICIAL Candidate Filing List
Ballot Placement: First day filers (2/28/2012) selected a number by random drawing to determine their placement on the primary ballot. After the first day, all candidates are placed on the ballot in order of their filing.
All Candidates and parties are listed in ballot order.
(Name, Mailing Address and Date/Time Filed as of 2/29/2012 6:30 a.m.)
Several republican incumbent members of Congress who aren’t running for the U.S. Senate didn’t file on the first day. Any bets on surprise retirement announcements? We can hope, can’t we?
Eight candidates filed in the 2nd Congressional District. Three republicans filed in the 5th Congressional District for the opportunity to be humiliated by Representative Emanuel Cleaver (D) in November.
At this point there’s a gender gap between the two major parties when it comes to candidates running for Lieutenant Governor.
There’s no shortage of republicans willing to run for the Missouri House. Maybe it’s folks thinking, “I can do better.” Or, perish the thought, thinking, “I can be crazier.” Probably the latter.
Dave Spence’s (r) big day, sort of (February 28, 2012)
Candidate Filing: State Senate – pass the popcorn (February 28, 2012)